Spatial Whorl

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Culture/People
Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Artist/Maker
Dick West (Wapah Nahyah/Wah-pah-nah-yah/Walter Richard West, Sr.), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), 1912-1996
Previous owner
Dwight D. Saunders, Non-Indian, 1918-2006
Donor
Dwight D. Saunders, Non-Indian, 1918-2006
Title
Spatial Whorl
Object Name
Painting
Media/Materials
Canvas, oil paint
Techniques
Painted
Dimensions
71.2 x 50.8 cm
Object Type
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Date created
1949-1950
Collection History
Completed by the artist as part of his Master's thesis at the University of Oklahoma; given to Dwight D. Saunders (1918-2006, then an art professor at the University of Oklahoma and a family friend); donated to NMAI by Mr. Saunders in 2004.
Catalog Number
26/5102
Barcode
265102.000
See related items
Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Painting/Drawing/Print
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Stretching the Canvas, Grand Ambitions
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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